Wednesday, 28 December 2016

Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum Hintze Hall
As the sun sets on 2016, we wanted to say thank you for your support over the last year. Whether you visited an exhibition, enjoyed seeing some of our 80 million specimens, or explored 3.5 billion years of life on Earth on our website - we hope you feel inspired by the natural world and will continue supporting us in 2017.
Natural History Museum Ice Rink
Last chance to get your skates on
Don’t miss your chance to skate beneath thousands of fairy lights. We have penguin skate aids and a smaller rink for kids too. Associate sponsor Swarovski.

Closes 8 January
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Playing pangolin © Lance van de Vyver
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
See the breathtaking diversity of life on our planet through 100 award-winning images from the world's best wildlife photographers. Associate sponsor DONG Energy. 

Online booking recommended
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Hintze Hall
The Museum is changing
Our central space will be closing on 5 January for a spectacular redevelopment. During this time the rest of the Museum will remain open as usual. 
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Historia Naturalis
Read Historia Naturalis online
The Museum's oldest natural history book dating from 1469 has been digitised for you to access online.
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New Year's Eve Ball
Great Barrier Reef Dive
Set sail on a virtual reality journey beneath the waves with Sir David Attenborough.

Until 31 December
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New Year's Eve Ball
New Year's Eve Ball
End the festive season in style and count down to 2017 in the unique surroundings of the Museum's main hall. 

Saturday 31 December, 20.00-01.00
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